Monthly Archives: April 2011

Failing is such a success

There is a wonderful line from an old Bob Dylan song: “There is no success like failure and failure is no success at all.” I never really knew what the hell that meant, but perhaps that neither word indicated anything … Continue reading

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When they were little…

When they were little there were moments of inexplicable joy. Moments of belonging to a greater community. A neighborhood of peace. Life in the slow lane of gentleness. When they were little the smallest things brought the biggest things. Eating … Continue reading

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Kennedys miniseries a must see

I just finished watching “The Kennedys” on the little-known ReelzChannel and it is the best treatment of the Kennedy clan ever put on television. I know that’s a bold statement, and since I am such a well-known critic, it is … Continue reading

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Dodger opening day fight cause for more dissapointment

Maybe disappointment, which is in my headline, is too soft a word to describe the anger, outrage and downright sorrow I felt about the fight that had occurred after the Dodgers’ opening day victory Thursday night. Obviously, the incident is … Continue reading

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‘Black Swan’ takes a dive as a movie

Let me say right off, I’m not an expert on movies. In fact, I’m not an expert on much of anything. I do like movies, though, and love watching them. Even bad ones. But sometimes, even bad ones are hard … Continue reading

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